Indeed, vintage watches rock! There is no doubt about it. Whether you go for a Rolex pre-Daytona ref. 6248, Universal Geneve Polerouter or perhaps one of the many Omega Seamaster’s, a vintage watch has a charm of its own. This is perhaps even enhanced when this watch is not only from yesteryear but also fitted with diamonds, because what really rocks are vintage rocks! Here we have a couple of vintage watches, set with diamonds. Some are more vintage than others but all will you put proudly on your wrist.
Piaget’s connection to the Royal game of Polo can rival that of Jaeger-LeCoultre. Of course there is the famous Polo, but what to think about this 1995 Legende Lipizzan in special polo-edition? This watch was created in reference to the Lipizzan stallions, which most people know from the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria. Even when you have nothing with horses, a Lipizzan stallion is bound to impress you. That can also be said from this watch. Straight, geometric lines combined with two different type of “lugs” create a unique look, that is even reinforced by the use of both yellow and white gold. The dial features two blue polo sticks, and the same amount of brilliant cut diamonds to represent the ball. A very tasteful detail. Under the hood is Piaget’s famed ultra slim caliber 9P2, a manual wind marvel. But then again, that is Piaget’s trademark, from the early 60′s down to more recent record breaking tourbillon’s! [Read more...]